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Michelle Shain, MA Michelle Shain
Research Associate

Michelle Shain is a Research Associate at the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies and a PhD student at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. She received an MA from the Avraham Harman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a BA in Anthropology and Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. Her research at CMJS focuses on the ongoing evaluation of Taglit-Birthright Israel, and she is co-author of Generation Birthright Israel: The Impact of an Israel Experience on Jewish Identity and Choices (2009) and The Impact of Taglit-Birthright Israel: 2010 Update (2011).

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